Anne Meara

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Anne Meara

Meara in 1975.
Born September 20, 1929 (1929-09-20) (age 84)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1954–present
Spouse Jerry Stiller (1954–present)
Children Ben Stiller (b. 1965),
Amy Stiller (b. 1961)

Anne Meara (born September 20, 1929) is an American actress and comedian. She and Jerry Stiller were a 1960s comedy team, appearing as Stiller and Meara, and are the parents of actor/comedian Ben Stiller and actress Amy Stiller.

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Meara was born in Brooklyn, New York. She is the daughter of Irish immigrant parents, Mary (nee Dempsey) and Edward Joseph Meara, a lawyer.[1][2][3] Meara was raised in Roman Catholicism, and converted to Reform Judaism six years after marrying Stiller.[4][5]

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